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2024
April
18,
2024
| 17:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
I.CARE, an Islamorada-based organization dedicated to incorporating recreational divers in activities to restore Florida Keys coral reefs, is to hold its second annual Trash Derby Thursday through Sunday, May 2-5. The event is to mobilize underwater
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April
16,
2024
| 19:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Four sailfish releases earned the High Stakes team, skippered by Captain Jason Jonas of Key West, first place and a $56,370 prize at the inaugural Key West Sailfish Tournament that ended Saturday, April 13.High Stakes anglers Jeff Feret of New
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Ruled by the natural ebb and flow of the ocean, the Florida Keys backcountry is a realm of natural beauty, tranquil waters and seemingly limitless horizons. Largely unspoiled and teeming with plant and animal life, it’s the perfect spot to escape
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April
12,
2024
| 18:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The world-renowned Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, an all-male dance troupe performing in oversized tutus and toe shoes, is to captivate audiences at Key West’s Tennessee Williams Theatre, 5901 College Road, at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25.The
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April
10,
2024
| 16:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Several dozen shows featuring more than 225 top performing songwriters, including multi-platinum hitmaker Cole Swindell, await music lovers during the 28th annual Key West Songwriters Festival scheduled Wednesday through Sunday, May 1-5.An annual
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April
10,
2024
| 16:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The release of six bull sharks earned the Calico Creek team top honors in the offshore division of the Spanish Fly Shark Tournament that ended April 7. Led by team captain Mike Barratta of Boston, Massachusetts, the team fished on the Calico Joe
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In today’s fast-paced world, the intense press of schedules and responsibilities — plus the ever-present lure of social media — make it all too easy to get overstressed, overstimulated and overwhelmed.When “real-world” pressures and uncertainties
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April
05,
2024
| 16:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Florida Keys & Key West are putting Earth Day in the spotlight with a wide range of activities throughout the island chain on and around April 22, 2024.Every day is a reason to celebrate the beauty of the planet in the Florida Keys, full of
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April
02,
2024
| 15:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Art and nature are to combine at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden starting Sunday, April 28, when some two dozen imaginative creations by local and regional artists bloom alongside the 15-acre habitat’s
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April
02,
2024
| 15:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Revelers are to gather in Key West for a playful parody of auto racing, with entrants swapping high-speed cars for high-heeled shoes and female drag “ah-tire” while dashing along an improvised racetrack Saturday, April
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March
28,
2024
| 15:06 PM Europe/Amsterdam
KEY WEST, Florida Keys — The annual Conch Republic Blue Ribbon Bed Race, billed as “the most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on” is to wake up crowds in Key West Saturday, April 27, during the 42nd annual Conch Republic Independence
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March
21,
2024
| 20:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Springtime in the Florida Keys & Key West features weather that’s ideally suited for every type of outdoor activity.Throughout the Keys, resorts are undergoing refurbishments and upgrades to enhance visitors’ experiences and stays. In addition,
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March
18,
2024
| 16:33 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Robert Dougherty of Dallas, Texas, caught and released two permit to win the 2024 March Merkin Permit Tournament that ended March 14.Dougherty’s permit, both caught on the tournament’s third and final fishing day, measured 56 and 74 centimeters for
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March
18,
2024
| 16:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Fans and friends of the Conch Republic can celebrate the offbeat “nation’s” 42nd birthday April 19-28 in Key West, experiencing more than 20 colorful activities ranging from a pirate bash and quirky races to a “sea-to-sea” parade.The Conch Republic
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March
12,
2024
| 16:08 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Surrounded by the protected waters of a vast national marine sanctuary, the Florida Keys offer a wealth of aquatic activities and opportunities for visitors to responsibly enjoy the ocean environment. Enthusiasts can celebrate that environment and
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March
11,
2024
| 18:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Creative spirits can explore the connection between art and history during two TRU-ly Amazing Art events at Key West’s Harry S. Truman Little White House — and even paint with a descendant of the former president.The first event, a plein air
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March
10,
2024
| 16:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Story: Conch Shell Blowing Contest Tests ‘Pucker Power’ in Key WestLocator Super: Key West, Fla. Video: Video to match this story has been uploaded to FTP servers. Footage is also available on the Florida Keys News Bureau's FTP
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March
06,
2024
| 20:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Teams of anglers are to test their skills against high-flying sailfish in the inaugural Key West Sailfish Tournament, a release challenge scheduled Thursday through Saturday, April 11-13.The boat teams that accumulate the most points for released
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March
05,
2024
| 22:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Teams of anglers are to test their skills against high-flying sailfish in the inaugural Key West Sailfish Tournament, a release challenge scheduled Thursday through Saturday, April 11-13.The boat teams that accumulate the most points for released
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March
01,
2024
| 19:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Anglers targeting bull sharks can compete in either inshore or offshore divisions during the inaugural Spanish Fly Shark Tournament set for Friday through Sunday, April 5-7.The all-release tournament is organized by the Jose Wejebe Memorial
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When you’re not able to travel to the Florida Keys for the area’s amazing diving, you can experience the island chain’s exquisite underwater world through the free streaming channel and app, FloridaKeysTV, providing hours of quality dive programming
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February
26,
2024
| 17:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
To celebrate the Florida Keys’ vibrant cultural community and heritage, a recently launched social media trivia competition offers entrants the chance to win a getaway to explore cultural offerings and experiences throughout the island chain.The
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February
22,
2024
| 18:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Aquaplex, located in the heart of Key West’s LGBTQ entertainment district on Duval Street, is to stage the grand opening of its Birdcage Cabaret Friday, March 1, with a lavish new show starring renowned female impersonator Christopher
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February
20,
2024
| 16:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
People eager to savor the flavors of the multifaceted Florida Keys can do so at the 29th annual Taste of Key West, a tempting tasting celebration set for 6 p.m. Monday, March 25.The eclectic open-air event takes place at Truman Waterfront Park,
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February
08,
2024
| 19:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
While other locales might be famous for jazz or blues, Key West is home to its own musical art form: conch shell blowing. Aspiring “musicians” can test their skill on the shell beginning at noon Saturday, March 9, during the 61st annual Conch Shell
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February
06,
2024
| 18:14 PM Europe/Amsterdam
For more than 30 years, internationally renowned playwright Tennessee Williams lived and wrote theatrical masterpieces in Key West. Fans can celebrate his extraordinary talent and life with a series of cultural events throughout March, the Pulitzer
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The easy, breezy atmosphere of the Florida Keys carries the sound of music across the island chain, with live musical performances, concerts and music festivals across many genres delighting Keys visitors with a variety of options.While a number of
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January
26,
2024
| 16:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The chance to explore a rare open-air “living museum” and view and purchase unique plants awaits nature lovers Saturday, March 2, during “GardenFest Key West: The Green Market Place” at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden.The
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January
25,
2024
| 18:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Nature lovers can tour the lush and verdant gardens surrounding four private Key West homes Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24, during the once-a-year tours presented by the Key West Garden Club.Set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days, the exclusive tours
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January
23,
2024
| 22:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The 2024 performing arts season in the Florida Keys & Key West is set to captivate audiences with lively musicals, comedies, dramas and other top-notch performances. Here are some upcoming highlights.Since 1978 The Key Players group has provided
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